Nov 1, 2021

New TIA President Will Focus on Dealer Needs

As the director of Purcell Tire & Rubber Co.’s global mining division, new Tire Industry Association (TIA) President Mason Hess knows tires — especially big ones.

Before joining Purcell Tire 14 years ago, Hess worked for D&D Tire, a large OTR tire dealership that his current employer acquired in 2008. Prior to that, he worked for Cobre Tire Co., where he started his career some 30 years ago.

But Hess’ roots in the tire industry go back even further. His grandfather ran an independent tire store. And Hess’ father worked in the tire industry for decades.

“I’m a third generation tire guy and proud of it,” says Hess, …

Source: MTD

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